Thursday, 21st August 2014
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  • Jakarta index extends gain, rupiah stronger on Thursday

    29 minutes ago
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) extended gain on Thursday amid big demonstration launched by sympathizers of a presidential candidate seeking to intimidate Constitution Court reading its decision on presidential election ...

  • UN Council urges israel, palestinians to resume talks - (d)

    11 hours ago
    The UN Security Council on Wednesday (August 20) urged Israel and the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table to quickly agree on a lasting truce in Gaza. In a unanimously adopted statement, the 15-member council ...

  • Guatemala army chief of staff dies in helicopter crash

    11 hours ago
    Guatemalan army chief of staff Rudy Ortiz and four other military officers died Wednesday (August 20) when their helicopter crashed in a mountainous region where drug traffickers operate, the government said. The crash ...

  • Russia shuts four Moscow McDonald`s amid tensions with West

    11 hours ago
    Russian authorities ordered Wednesday (August 20) the temporary closure of four McDonalds restaurants in Moscow due to sanitary violations amid rising East-West tensions over Ukraine. The Moscow office of the Russian ...

  • NATO soldier dies in Kabul stabbing: Officials

    11 hours ago
    A NATO soldier was stabbed to death on the streets of Kabul on Wednesday (August 20), officials said, in an unusual attack that highlighted hostility to foreign troops who are withdrawing from the country. The soldier, whose ...

  • N. Sumatra govt holds samosir island off-road competition

    20th August 2014
    The government of North Sumatra province will hold the Samosir Island Off-Road competition on August 23 to celebrate Indonesias 69th anniversary of independence, member of the organizing committee Meydi stated here on ...

  • Surabaya to host Investor Summit and Capital Market Expo 2014

    20th August 2014
    Surabaya city will host the Investor Summit and Capital Market Expo this year, Chief of Information and Education at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) Nur Harjantie remarked here on Wednesday. "The event will be held at ...

  • Karen resigns as Pertamina president director

    18th August 2014
    Karen Agustiawan has tendered her resignation as president director of state oil and gas company Pertamina due to personal reasons, Pertamina spokesman Ali Mundakir reported. "It is true she has filed a letter of ...

  • Pertamina CEO tenders resignation

    18th August 2014
    The Chief Executive Officer of state oil and gas company PT Pertamina, Karen Agustiawan, has resigned from her post to teach at Harvard University and to tend to her family, stated a minister. "We have received the letter ...

  • Indonesian govt gives sentence remissions to 74,468 prisoners

    17th August 2014
    The Government of Indonesia through the Law and Human Rights Ministry has given remissions to 74,468 prisoners across the country on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of Indonesias Independence Day. The Law and Human ...